Package Yarns Drying-Machine Operator

Tend machines that dry packages of dyed or bleached yarns.
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Salary Range
$22,000 – $51,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Package Yarns Drying-Machine Operators do?

Tends machines that dry packages of dyed or bleached yarn by any of following methods: Removes yarn packages from yarn stand and places them on drying-oven rack. Sets temperature control gauges according to specifications and pushes rack of yarn into drying oven. Positions loaded yarn stand removed from dyeing machine over hot-air port, using power hoist. Sets controls to direct air through holes in yarn stand to dry yarn. Loads stand of yarn into kier, using power hoist. Closes lid and tightens bolts, using wrench. Sets controls to circulate hot air through yarn. Removes dried yarn from drying machine, inspects packages for dyeing defects, and packs packages in cases for storage or shipment. May fasten case with metal band and truck case to warehouse.

Should I be a Package Yarns Drying-Machine Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.

  • Also known as: Drying-Machine Operator, Package Yarns, Package Yarns Drying Machine Operator

    How to Become a
    Package Yarns Drying-Machine Operator

    Most Package Yarns Drying-Machine Operators have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:a9baaa&chl=|no+college+%2897%25%29|certificate+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,0,97
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